Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh
This course provides public relations practitioners with the knowledge and understanding of theory and practice to develop as effective and efficient professionals; students appreciate the practice of public relations as a strategic management function and develop planning expertise as well as being encouraged to analyse existing practice from a critical perspective; students are enrolled as student members of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and are eligible for full membership on graduation, depending on professional experience; the course is taught in blocks and students are only required to attend the university for 4, 2 day sessions and 1 single 'project' day between October and April; individual supervision of reflective practice projects continues through May and June; graduates are awarded 60 credits towards the Master's.
Applicants require: a postgraduate professional qualification in a related discipline, plus 1 year's relevant full-time employment (or equivalent part-time employment) in public relations; or degree in business / marketing / management / communication studies, plus 1 year's relevant full-time employment in public relations; or any other UK degree plus 2 years' relevant full-time employment in public relations; or any other UK degree plus NCTJ together with 2 years' relevant full-time employment in public relations.
PR theory and practice (professional knowledge); PR planning and management (vocational skills); reflective practice (personal development).
Examinations; reports; projects.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 2,510 per Whole course (home fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh||Edinburgh||EH21 6UU||Scotland|
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